Percussion

loved. (2020) 7'

7 vibraphones or other pitched metal

Brooklyn Botanical Garden for an installation at the BBG Cherry Esplanade: August 7-September 7, 2020 and March 13-May 8, 2021 (David Cossin, vibraphones)

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anatomy theater (2016) 75'

Mezzo,Ten,Bar,Bass, fl(picc),cl(bcl),tpt,perc,pf(acc),vn,va,vc,db

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Cloud River Mountain (2015, rev. 2017) 32'

music by Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe and Lau Luo

soprano, cl, perc, egtr, piano, vc, db

commissioned by Maria and Robert A. Skirnick and Arts Brookfield

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man made (2013, rev. 2017) 22'

solo percussion quartet; 2(1pic).2.2(1bcl).2(1cbn)/4.3.2(1btbn).1/3perc.timp/hp.pno/str; chamber orchestra version: 1+picc.2.2.1+cbn/3.2.2.1/3perc.timp.hp.pno/strings

Barbican Centre and Los Angeles Philharmonic

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love fail (2012) 60'

Text by David Lang (after Lydia Davis, Marie de France, Gottfried von Strassburg, Béroul, Thomas of Britain and Richard Wagner)

SSAA playing simple percussion instruments

love failwas co-commissioned byTheBrooklyn Academy of Music’s 2012 Next Wave Festival,TheInternational Festival of Arts & Ideas,TheJohn F. Kennedy Center Abe Fortas Memorial Fund,TheCenter fortheArt of Performance at UCLA,TheSecrest Artists Series atWakeForestUniversity,andHancher Performances attheUniversityofIowa.movement 4,thewoodandthevine, was commissioned byTheNewman Center forthePerforming Arts atUniversityofDenver,TheUniversity of California atRiverside,andtheSanta Fe Concert Association inSanta FE,NM.movement 10,I live in pain, in a different version, was originally written for “TheCrossing,” Donald Nally, conductor.

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love fail – arr. female chorus (2012, rev. 2016) 60'

Text by David Lang (after Lydia Davis, Marie de France, Gottfried von Strassburg, Béroul, Thomas of Britain and Richard Wagner)

SSAA chorus (or 8 solo women singers) playing simple percussion instruments

The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s 2012 Next Wave Festival, The International Festival of Arts & Ideas, The John F. Kennedy Center Abe Fortas Memorial Fund, The Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, The Wake Forest University / Secrest Artists Series, and Hancher Performances at the University of Iowa

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the woodmans: music from the film (2011) 35'

composer

C. Scott Films

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these broken wings (2008) 16'

fl/pc,cl/bcl,pf,vn,vc,perc

Eighth Blackbird

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the little match girl passion (2007) 35'

Text by David Lang (after H.C. Andersen, H.P. Paulli, Picander and Saint Matthew)

4 voices (SATB) each playing simple percussion

Carnegie Hall Corporation and The Perth Theater and Concert Hall for Paul Hillier and Theatre of Voices

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What to Wear (2005) 65'

Text by Richard Foreman

2S, A, T, small female chorus
2kbd, perc, egtr, 2vn, db, drums [all instruments and voices amplified]

The Center for New Performance at CalArts and the Ontological-Hysteric Theater with funds provided by the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust. What to Wear is also a Meet the Composer Commissioning Music/USA commission and was produced with the additional support of the Shubert Foundation.

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the so-called laws of nature (2002) 32'

percussion quartet

So Percussion

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Dark Full Ride (2002) 18'

perc. quartet for 4 drum sets

Talujon Percussion Quartet with funds from the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust

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child (2001) 42'

my very empty mouth, sweet air, short fall, stick figure, and little eye

fl(pic),cl(bcl),perc,vn,va,vc,pf

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Trance (1995) 52'

2(2pic,2panpipe).00.3sx.0/0440/3kbd.acn.egtr.bgtr/perc/vn.vc + audio playback [all instruments amplified]

Icebreaker

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